Safety Detectives: Please share your company background, how you got started, and your mission.
Everykey: Everykey is the world’s first universal smart key that replaces your passwords and keys. We started Everykey in an entrepreneurship class in college with a mission to replace passwords and keys, and now we’ve grown it into a real company with worldwide distribution!
SD: What is the main service your company offers?
Everykey: Everykey wirelessly unlocks your phone, computer, tablet, and automatically logs you into your online accounts when you’re nearby, then locks everything down when you walk away. Soon it will work with door locks, cars, and other access-controlled devices too!
SD: What is something unique that helps you stay ahead of your competition?
Everykey: Traditionally, Bluetooth allows for a device to connect to only one other device at a time. Our patented, revolutionary technology allows one Bluetooth device to communicate securely with an unlimited number of other Bluetooth devices, simultaneously.
SD: What do you think are the worst cyberthreats today?
Everykey: $2 Trillion is lost due to poor password management today and this number is expected to skyrocket to $10 Trillion lost per year by 2025. Clearly, bad passwords are the #1 worst cyberthreat today.